Pristina Airport has recorded its busiest year on record by handling 1.743.208 passengers in 2016, an increase of 12.5% compared to 2015. The result comes after a particularly busy December, during which the airport welcomed 134.903 travellers, up an impressive 26.8% on the year before. Some airlines have announced plans to launch new flights to Pristina in 2017 including Wizz Air (Budapest) and Norwegian Air Shuttle (Helsinki). During the year, Pristina Airport is expected to have its runway and taxiways extended, as well as its ILS (instrument landing system) upgraded. The runway will be extended from the current 2.560 metres to 3.000 metres.